3 Tips for Maintaining Temp Worker Safety

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Hiring temp workers with the help of a staffing agency can be a smart time-saving and cost-saving move for employers. But, as a recent SHRM article states, just because a temporary worker isn’t employed by your company doesn’t mean your organization is exempt from potential litigation, should any workplace incident, like an injury, occur. Here’s […]

How to Spot a CT Staffing Agency Worth Hiring

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As the complexity of our current employment market increases, more companies are looking for new alternatives to help them with their hiring needs. Some might implement HR technologies that help with resume or reference checking, while others bring staffing agencies on board to help with the bigger picture – from candidate screening and skills assessment […]

HR Outlook: Financial Wellness Programs

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  Is it an employer’s responsibility to help their employees manage their money better? Not really. But more companies are starting to realize the benefits of providing financial wellness programs to their workers. According to a recent article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, more employers are beginning to focus on the financial health of their employees. […]

A Look at 2018 HR Trends

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2018 HR trends

With the beginning of a new year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and fresh starts. A new year also brings about a lot of talk about trends. So look no further – we’ve scoured the worldwide web to see what industry experts are predicting to be the biggest 2018 HR trends. Here are […]

3 Things to Look for in a Professional Staffing Agency in CT

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As we shared in earlier posts, there are about 20,000 staffing and recruiting agencies in the U.S., operating out of nearly 40,000 offices. The American Staffing Association (ASA) reports that these agencies employed an average of 3.13 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2017. From quarter to quarter and […]

5 Ways to Motivate Your Accounting/Finance Team this Tax Season

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Aaaaahh yes… tax season. It will soon be that time of year when stress levels rise as businesses prepare to compile all the necessary paperwork to get their tax returns done. Most of the duties will fall on the shoulders of your accounting and finance teams. Here are some tips for keeping your A-team motivated […]

How eLearning Improves Employee Engagement

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All HR and business professionals know that to support company growth, you need to not only recruit top talent, but retain them as well. And one of the keys to retaining top talent is to make sure they’re happily engaged in their work role. Luckily, there are many tools employers can use to create an […]

2018 Salary Forecast – What Should You Be Paying?

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  Although it’s not the only important factor, a key part of attracting top talent to your organization is compensating them well. How do you know what your 2018 salary forecast should look like? Here are some early projections as reported by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). California-based compensation analytics firm, ERI Economic […]

Less Conflict, More Productivity!

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By Cynthia Clay   Is there more or less conflict when teams work virtually? You might think that once you work from home (or a remote office), there are fewer people to get on your nerves and therefore your work environment will be more peaceful and conflict-free. The reality is that conflict may be hidden […]

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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This month, the U.S. Department of Labor observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) – an annual awareness campaign that educates about employment disability issues and celebrates individuals with disabilities and their contributions and achievements to the American workforce. This history of NDEAM dates back to 1945 when Congress declared the first week of October […]